|Digital Tipping Point: Margaret Aranyosi, Executive Director of KITE, Inc. 006 - Christian Einfeldt|
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. In this segment Margaret Aranyosi explains the role that newbies (new users) play in creating the code. She says that when people ask for feature changes or imporvements to the code, that act in itself is helpful. She says that people in the free open source software community will respond to requests for changes...
Keywords: Aranyosi, Margaret; Margaret Aranyosi; anti-rivalrous; tragedy of the anti-commons; collective innovation; synergy in open code production; newbie contributions to the code
|Digital Tipping Point: Novell Chairman Jack Messman 03 - Christian Einfeldt|
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This particular segment continues with Jack Messman picking up where he left of in the previous segment, 002, talking about Hovell's decision to buy SuSE Linux. This is a very interesting segment, and IMHO, it is the most interesting of Jack's segments up to this point in the interview. Jack says that Novel was peeved that SCO was claiming that some of its (SCO's) proprietary Unix code had sh...
Keywords: Jack Messman; Messman, Jack; SCO, and Novell's SuSE Linux; Novell's history; SuSE Linux history with Novell; Microsoft; SuSE; Linux; guerillas; 900 lb gorilla; disruptive technology; collective innoivation; SourceForge; Novell and GNOME, KDE; business models for open source; Linux as collective innovation; desktop and open source; Novell versus Microsoft; march up market; good enough